[plt-scheme] dots

From: Richard Cobbe (cobbe at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Jun 11 14:05:42 EDT 2007

On Mon, Jun 11, 2007 at 07:35:16PM +0200, Hans Oesterholt-Dijkema wrote:
>  I don't understand the reason to  deviate from the standard
>  prefix notation in scheme.
>  Why not use
>  (. a b)
>  ??

You'd have to implement a custom reader, as the default reader treats the
token "." specially.  (And I'm only mostly certain that a custom reader
would do the trick, though the Algol & Honu languages would seem to
indicate that custom readers are indeed powerful enough.)


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